Renovating for Resiliency

Renovating for Resiliency

For school administrators and facility managers, student and staff safety is always top priority. But what about facility resiliency? From emergency preparedness to community safety to campus-wide health, there are a variety of ways to mitigate the risks and vulnerabilities of your physical assets. This session will cover how you can use your local cooperative purchasing networks to complete projects outside of the typical “security updates.” Plus, you’ll hear firsthand how your peers are able to maximize resources while creating and maintaining resilient facilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain insights to how peers are maximizing their resources to create resilient facilities and update their current facilities for improved resiliency.
  • Understand how cooperative networks assist in the completion of unique projects.
  • Learn how to use local cooperative purchasing networks to streamline construction procurement processes.


Rick Gay, Spring Branch Independent School District
Rick Gay
Director of Contracts, Procurement & Central Warehousing
Spring Branch Independent School District

Byron Jones, Gordian
Byron Jones
Field Sales Representative